Investing.com – The German Stock Exchange closed with mixed results on Wednesday; sector gains, and drove indices higher, while losses in sectors, and drove indices lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the index fell 0.38%, while the index gained 0.06% and the index gained 0.71%.
The best performers of the session on the was Merck KGaA (DE :), which rose 2.70% or 4.07 points to settle at 154.97 at the close. It is followed by Fresenius SE & Co KGAA ON (DE :), which advanced 0.98%, or 0.440 points, to close at 45.305, and MTU Aero Engines NA ON (DE :), which rose 0.91%, 1, 90 points, until dismissing the session at 209.90.
The worst results of the session were Covestro AG (DE :), which fell 3.29% or 1,860 points to trade at 54,680 at the close. German bank AG NA ON (DE 🙂 fell 2.16%, 0.265 points, to close at 12.020 and Delivery Hero AG (DE 🙂 fell by 1.51%, 1.70 points, to 110.55.
The best in the MDAX were Aixtron SE (DE 🙂 which rose 7.97% to 18,398, Fraport AG (DE 🙂 which rose 6.44% to 61,950 and Morphosys AG ON (DE 🙂 which gained 3.01% to close at 70.110.
The worst results were Zalando SE (DE 🙂 which fell 4.36% to 93.80 in the last session, Commerzbank AG ON (DE 🙂 which lost 1.49% to 6,620 and Lanxess AG (DE 🙂 which fell 1.47% to 61.470 at the close.
Top performers on the TecDAX were Aixtron SE (DE 🙂 which rose 7.97% to 18.398, S&T AG (DE 🙂 which rose 5.94% to 20.88 and Morphosys AG ON (DE 🙂 which gained 3.01% to close at 70,110.
The worst performers were SMA Solar Technology AG (DE 🙂 which was down 1.02% to 42,860 in the last session, SAP SE (DE 🙂 which lost 0.84% to 115,300 and Freenet AG NA (DE 🙂 which was down 0.58% to 22.440 at the close.
The declining shares outnumbered those advancing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 362 to 312 and 80 ended unchanged.
Merck KGaA (DE 🙂 shares rose to record highs; gaining 2.70% or 4.07 to 154.97. Fraport AG (DE 🙂 shares rose to 52-week highs; increasing 6.44% or 3,750 to 61,950.
The, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 1.17% to 18.59.
Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.07% or 1.30 to $ 1,893.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in the commodities trade, crude oil for July delivery fell 0.74% or 0.52 to $ 69.53 a barrel, while the August Brent contract fell 0.47% or 0.34 to trade at $ 71.88 a barrel.
EUR / USD was up 0.07% to 1.2179, while EUR / GBP was up 0.36% to 0.8627.
US Dollar Index futures were up 0.07% to 90.135.
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